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Dodger II (SP 46)


Motorboat:

  • Built in 1913 by the Gas Engine and Power Company of Morris Heights, NY
  • Acquired by the Navy 25 May 1917 from Harold L. Pratt, of New York City
  • Commissioned USS Dodger II (SP 46), 6 July 1917
  • Struck from the Navy list 11 March 1919
  • Sold 30 April 1919
  • Registered in 1927 to Reinhard Hall of New York, NY as the yacht Dodger II
  • Fate unknown.

    Specifications:

  • Displacement 9 t.
    1927 - 29 t.
  • Length 75' 2"
    1927 - 75.7'
  • Beam 10' 6"
    1927 - 10.2'
  • Draft 6' 5"
    1927 - 5.9'
  • Speed 20 kts.
  • Complement 12
    1927 - Three
  • Armament: One 1-pounder
  • Propulsion: Two 75hp 6-cylinder Speedway gasoline engines, two shafts.
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    Size Image Description Source
    Dodger II
    Dodger II 101k Photographed prior to her World War I era Navy service
    U.S. Navy photo NH 94462
    Naval Historical Center
    Dodger II 86k c. 1915/1917
    Prior to her WWI era Navy service
    Library of Congress photo LC-B2-3968-10
    Mike Green
    USS Dodger II (SP 46)
    Dodger II 113k In port during World War I. The original print bears the date of 26 December 1917.
    U.S. Navy photo NH 101429
    Naval Historical Center

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